Events

A Day At State Botanical Garden of Georgia

State Botanical Garden of Georgia 2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens, GA

Join Brent Martin and Brad Sanders, author of Guide to William Bartram's Travels, for a day at the State Botanical Gardens of Georgia (Athens) exploring Bartram's journey through this part of Georgia and the plants he described and encountered.

Free

American Chestnut Reading

Cowee School 51 Cowee School Dr., Franklin, NC

Join us on November 12th as we welcome Donald Davis, author of The American Chestnut: An Environmental History as he closes his promotional tour at Cowee School/Macon Arts and Heritage Center. Davis will be hosting a reading of his new book with copies available for purchase. Information about the author and a link to the book […]

Free

Ecopoetry from the Great Smokies – A Discussion with Loss Glazier on his book “Transparent Mountain”

Cowee School 51 Cowee School Dr., Franklin, NC

Join us for the third discussion in the Bartram Environmental Writer's Series, Ecopoetry from the Great Smokies - A Discussion with Loss Glazier on his book "Transparent Mountain". This Friday, September 2nd at 2pm, local author and poet Loss Glazier and Brent Martin of Alarka Expeditions and Blue Ridge Bartram Trail Conservancy will hold a […]

Cherokee / Franklin Camp Talk with Lamar Marshall

Macon County Public Library 149 Siler Farm Road, Franklin, NC

Historian Lamar Marshall's talk will focus on the earliest history of the Old Campground and its evolution as a public meeting place for early church meetings and its eventual location as a prison camp. It is very likely, though not proven yet, that Cherokees transported from Fort Lindsay to Camp Dudley in or very near […]

September 30 – Walking With Bartram Wrap-up Hike

Cowee Town and Alarka Laurel 51 Cowee School Drive, Franklin, NC

We hope anyone who came along with us on this journey over the past 16 months can join us. If you're thinking about joining us for the next round of section hikes, this event is open to anyone. Join us for this special wrap-up to our section hikes of Bartram Trail that we completed in […]

Nuevo: 22 de Octubre Caminata para el Mes de la Herencia Hispana (Caminata en Wayah Bald)

Wayah Bald

22 de Octubre @ 10:00am - 3:00pm Ubicación y más detalles: Dirigido por uno de nuestros voluntarios del programa juvenil, Estela Acevedo Ruiz, este evento contará con interpretaciones traducidas en español de la flora local, fauna y paisaje locales que William Bartram escribio durante su tiempo en el oeste de Norte Carolina. Estamos emocionados de […]

December 2nd – Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Outdoor 76 Franklin, NC 35 East Main Street, Franklin, NC

In appreciation for your volunteerism this past year, we will be holding our annual volunteer appreciation dinner at Franklin's Outdoor 76 Rock House Lodge on Friday, December 2nd, 5-7 PM.  If you've volunteered with us this past year, we hope you'll join us for an evening of food, fun, and beverages!